OHIO Alumni



Featured Event
On Nov. 12, Columbus Bobcats can showcase their OHIO pride at the OHIO vs. Ohio State University Basketball Bash.

More Nov. events

Points of Pride

Your Fall 2013 issue of Ohio Today is online
What favorite mascot vacationed in Paris and climbed Pikes Peak in Colorado? Was he really photographed at the Olympics? Click here to read the latest version of your alumni magazine online.

Clarke named vice provost for Diversity and Inclusion
Shari Clarke, Ph.D., has been appointed as vice provost for Diversity and Inclusion following a national search, beginning January 2014. Shari joins OHIO from Marshall University, where she is the vice president for Multicultural Affairs.

Chila named Educator of the Year
Anthony Chila, D.O., professor emeritus in the Department of Family Medicine, received the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF) 2013 Educator of the Year award on Sunday, Sept. 29.

Researcher's study makes media splash
The Internet and media are abuzz about a new study — co-authored by Ohio University researcher Anirudh V. S. Ruhil — that suggests that the Voting Rights Act has played a key role in increasing minority representation on city councils nationwide.






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OUr Past, OUr Present, OUr Future - 2013 Homecoming Parade
The Ohio University Alumni Association sponsored two trolleys in this year's parade honoring both the 2013 Alumni Awardees and the Golden Class of 1963. Click here to see highlights of the 91st Homecoming Weekend.
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A Night in Athens … In Chicago!
This event for OHIO alumni living in the Chicago area is right around the corner! On December 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Bobcats residing in Chicago are afforded the opportunity to re-live the nostalgia of places like Court Street and the College Green without leaving the city! Enjoy the Athens-replicated food and beverages, including complementary beer and wine. After the initial taste of Athens, alumni can partake in hearing local music and viewing photos spanning several decades at Ohio University. Alumni who attend will also be in the company of fellow Bobcats and University leadership, including President Roderick J. McDavis.

The Chicago Marriott Downtown at Magnificent Mile will be the site of this alumni event. The address is 540 N. Michigan Ave. and advanced registration is required by Thursday, Dec. 5. The cost is $10 per person; however parking is not included with event registration.

To register online, visit ohiobobcatevent.org or for more information, contact Dawn Werry at werryd@ohio.edu or call 740-593-4300.

The Bobcat Store: your holiday shopping stop
The online Bobcat Store contains all of your essential giving needs. This year take advantage of unique gifts reflecting Ohio University and Athens such as a customized Athens Block Studio Tile, or shopping amongst our Passion Works Studio partnership products. Have a Bobcat graduating? Frame your memories with a diploma frame or an extravagant picture frame.

For the nostalgic Bobcat, shop throughout our Retro logo apparel to reflect your school pride. Get your must-have car accessory with the OHIO lighted Power Decal and let your pride shine day or night. Unable to find a gift catering to a specific Bobcat hobby or group? Affinity shops contain and support what you loved while at Ohio University such as Hockey, Scripps Journalism, or Hillel. For the professional Bobcat, shop our expanded line of high-end apparel and Keith Chapman OHIO jewelry, which now includes a charming Bobcat necklace. Still struggling with finding the perfect gift? Stay warm with the eloquent OHIO Fire Pit.

Enjoy shopping, Bobcats! We are pleased to offer unique and seasonal holiday gifts to share and spread the magic of OHIO pride. Visit the Bobcat Store at ohioalumni.org/store.

OHIO women gear up for Fall Brunch/Holiday Auction
The Ohio University Women's Club of Greater Cleveland is hosting its annual Fall Brunch and Holiday Auction this weekend.
This award-winning, sold-out event has consistently been a great opportunity for both early holiday shoppers and those wishing to support the Women's Club scholarship fund.

All tickets for this year's event recently sold out, and planners are expecting another great year.

For more information about the Ohio University Women's Club, visit http://www.ouwomen.org.

Faculty member named for new Gawande Chair
Brian Collins (pictured above) was hired to fill the Gawande chair position in Classics and World Religions. The chair was established by Doctors Ram and Sushila Gawande aims to increase knowledge, awareness of Indian culture, and collaboration between Ohio University and India.

The Athens community has been home for many years to Drs. Ram and Sushila Gawande. Ram, who passed away in August, 2011, was a urologist and Sushila, a pediatrician, moved to Athens in the 1970s and served as an integral part of both the O'Bleness Health System and the city of Athens. The Gawande family has been known for their philanthropy in the Athens community through the years. Read more about the Gawande Chair position here.

Upcoming Events

Nov. 2
Ohio University Women’s Club: Halloween Costume Party
6 p.m.
Brecksville, OH

Nov. 5
Bobcat Bash: OHIO vs. University of Buffalo
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Buffalo, NY

Nov. 5
Chicago Chapter: OHIO vs. Buffalo Football Gamewatch
7-10 p.m.
Chicago

Nov. 5
Zanesville: OHIO vs. Buffalo Football Gamewatch
8 p.m.
Zanesville, OH

Nov. 7
Central Ohio Alumni Network: Fall Dinner 2013
5:30-8 p.m.
Dublin, OH

Nov. 9
Greater Los Angeles Chapter: Green is the New Black – Annual OU Alumni Shuffle
12 p.m.
Hermosa Beach, CA

Nov. 9
Society of Alumni and Friends of Teacher Education: Educator Alumni Networking Event
4-6 p.m.
Columbus

Nov. 10
Dinner with 12 Strangers
Athens

Nov. 12
Bobcat Bash: OHIO vs. Ohio State University Basketball
Columbus

Nov. 12
Zanesville: OHIO vs. Bowling Green Football Gamewatch
7:30 p.m.
Zanesville, OH

Nov. 12
OHIO vs. Bowling Green Football Gamewatch
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Chicago

Nov. 12
Dual Gamewatch Night – OHIO vs. Ohio State (Basketball) & OHIO vs. BGSU (Football)
7-10:30 p.m.
Cincinnati

Nov. 12
Greater Dayton Chapter: OHIO vs. Bowling Green Football Gamewatch
7:30-10:30 p.m.
Beavercreek, OH

Nov. 14
Massachusetts Chapter Serving New England: Annual Meeting/Chapter Call for Leadership
6-8 p.m.
Medford, MA

Nov. 16
United Campus Ministry: Annual Benefit Bash and Auction
6 p.m.
Athens

Nov. 19
Chicago Chapter: OHIO vs. Kent State Football Gamewatch
7-10 p.m.
Chicago

Nov. 21
Pittsburgh Chapter: Holiday Happy Hour
6-9 p.m.
Pittsburgh

Visit our online Events Calendar at ohioalumni.org.
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